"A gentleman isn't fully dressed without a stick pin." Somebody famous once said that but he forgot to include the ladies. This early-twentieth-century charmer highlights a sweet, honey-colored citrine with an unusual 'buff-cut' (i.e., cabochoned on top, faceted in back) presented in a fanciful 14 k...(more)
Art Nouveau stick pin perfection! A natural pearl glimmers from within a curvaceous whiplash foliate design so indicative of the period. The whiplashes are finished in baked enamel and delicately colored in gently fading orange at the outer edges, behind which glows through rich 14 karat yellow gold...(more)
Crafted in 9 karat yellow gold (hence most likely of British origin), this charming Victorian horseshoe stickpin sparkles with .60 carats of old mine-cut diamonds. There is a tradition of giving newlyweds a symbol of a horseshoe in order to wish them good luck in their marriage. This pin has a bit o...(more)
Celebrate the dastardly culprit behind all of mankind's woes with this seriously evil stickpin, 'realistically' rendered (the spitting image!) in 18K yellow gold (the pin too) with a small old mine sparkler in his mouth. Circa 1900. 3 1/8 inch long.
A very wise (and completely politically correct) Chinese elder dons bookish spectacles, traditional headgear and a very impressive Fu Manchu mustache in this whimsical and exotic Art Deco jabot pin by Polak-Ainé, Paris, circa 1925. He is molded in rich cinnabar red glass and embellished with...(more)
An exotically attractive Nubian princess, masterfully hand carved from ebony, dons a cornrow coif and golden hoop earrings, and crowns a very striking and unusual stickpin. She measures 1 and 1/8 by just under 3/4 inch; the pin measures a full 3 and 5/8 inches.
A swarthy, rosy-cheeked Arab sheik is keeping cool in a white enameled gem set kafiya in this striking and collectable stick pin. Arab chic!
Something quite striking and unusual in a good luck horseshoe (stick) pin. Measuring a sizable 1 1/4 by 1 inch, this unique adornment glistens with 2 carats of light green emeralds (technically green beryl, the exact same material as emerald but less saturated in color), outlined on the inside with ...(more)
The queen of the jungle, expertly sculpted and hand detailed in three dimensions, with glowing ruby eyes and bared fangs, tops this fiercely dramatic stickpin dating back to the turn-of-the-twentieth century. She measure 1/2 inch wide, the pin is just under 3 inches.
This exotic stickpin depicts a young gypsy or peasant girl playing the tambourine. Her dark eyes, rosy cheeks, coy smile and European attire, artfully rendered in multi-colored enamel, conjure distant times, faraway lands, campfires and caravans. A tiny diamond glitters in her head scarf. Perfect fo...(more)
From the late-1700s/early-1800s. A glistening diamond hand, sculpted in darkly oxidized silver, disembodied from both its arm and its original jewelry context (probably a necklace clasp), has been repurposed into a dramatic, whimsical and weird stickpin. Thoroughly studded with about one-and-a-half ...(more)
A swarthy, stern looking, rosy-cheeked Arab gent, decked out in a golden gem-set (diamonds, rubies and demantoid garnets) keffiyeh is artfully rendered in multi-colored enamel in this very unusual, exotic and collectable stickpin - circa 1900.
A luminous high-domed moonstone is orbited by eleven purple stars of various hues in this striking and celestial stickpin, hand fabricated in gleaming 15K yellow gold, hence more than likely originating from the United Kingdom - circa 1910.
A bright, translucent apple-green jade oval of substantial thickness is simply and elegantly displayed atop a gold stickpin. The jade measures 1/2 inch by just over 3/8 inch-wide and is accompanied by a gemological certificate from the Stone Group Lab stating natural jadeite, no polymers or dyes, Bu...(more)
An entrancing peacock-colored, pear-shape black opal, weighing 1.50 carats, is exotically presented in a shimmering green enamel and diamond-set frame in this consummate and quintessential Art Nouveau jewel. Please note that there is a very small chip at the tip of the opal. The top element measures...(more)
The portrait of a Roman Centurion dressed in full regalia is handcarved in the burnt-orange color top layer with his lily-white wife just behind him in this masterfully conceived tri-color agate stickpin - circa 1890. The top measures 7/8 inch by 5/8 inch - the pin extends just short of 2 inches bey...(more)
A lustrous 8.6 millimeter cream-rose natural button pearl is cradled by glistening rose-cut diamonds in this extra charming jabot pin, finely handcrafted in platinum over gold, circa 1900. A glistening diamond arrowhead twinkles at the end.
A sizable 16 millimeter by 14.5 mm. deep orange coral double-cabochon egg is tightly grasped by a realistically rendered dragon or eagle's claw in this sensational mid-nineteenth century stickpin in its original leather and velvet fitted box. 4 1/4 inches long.
A cool and distinctive Art Deco stickpin featuring a fancy-cut triangular moonstone pierced dead center with a twinkling European-cut diamond. The moonstone is ringed in platinum and is orbited by a trio of bright-blue Montana sapphires set within the platinum ring. The top measures 1/2 inch across,...(more)
A fierce, winged mythological beast, highly detailed in rich 18 karat yellow gold, guards a shimmering natural seed pearl atop a 2 3/4 inch stickpin. French hallmark on pin.
A lovely and good size early 20th Century diamond horseshoe stickpin, crafted in two-tone gold and glistening with just under half a carat of old European-cut diamonds. The lucky horseshoe measures 3/4 inch high by 11/16 inch across.
A splendid miniature black and white sardonyx cameo depicting a classic beauty in profile is charmingly framed in 14 karat yellow gold leaves and punctuated with tiny seed pearls. A little gold ball dangles from a bow at the bottom.
18K Yellow gold diamond long horn stick pin set with three high quality baguette cut diamonds. Terrell & Zimmelman.
Victorian 14K yellow gold boxer head motif with swiss cut diamond (.02 carat total weight) eyes.
Victorian 10K yellow gold horseshoe motif stick pin set with eight old mine cut diamonds (.65 carat total weight, H-J color, SI-I1 clarity) and a central old mine cut sapphire (.15 carat).
Platinum over 18K yellow gold horseshoe motif stick pin featuring calibre cut emeralds alternating with rose cut diamonds, circa 1900.
Victorian silver over 14K rose gold floral motif stick pin set with seventeen old mine cut diamonds (.30 carat total weight, H-J color, SI-I1 clarity) and a natural pearl on a 14K yellow gold pin stem.